Privacy

Introduction

This privacy policy sets out how Paulines Hair & Beauty Salon uses and protects any information that you provide for core business purposes in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. These rules apply regardless of whether the data is collected and stored electronically, on paper or via any other means.

What Data We Collect

The Company may collect a variety of personal data which can be used to identify an individual. This data includes, but is not limited to:

·         name and job title;

·         contact information including email address and telephone number;

·         demographic information such as address and postcode;

·         other information relevant to record cards and consent / confirmation forms;

·       collect health information to perform the agreed services appropriately and potentially highlight areas where products and       services may cause issues to clients because of their health.

What We Do With the Information We Gather

In accordance with the GDPR, all data which we collect on behalf of a Data Subject must have a valid purpose for being collected and stored. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

 ·         Internal record keeping;

·         To improve our products and services;

·         To contact you when necessary, e.g. to change or confirm appointments.

Security

We are committed to ensuring the secure retention of your personal data at all times. In the interest of safeguarding personal data we have a variety of suitable measures to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of information both in physical and electronic formats. This includes, but is not limited to, password protection for all devices with access to Data Subjects’ data and lockable storage for physical copies of personal data.

Social Media Usage

Paulines Hair & Beauty Salon strives to ensure our business and staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with them and more importantly, before sharing personal data. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms.

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.

Controlling Your Personal Information

When you provide us with personal information we ask you to explicitly consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

Data Subjects have certain rights provided to them under the GDPR, including the entitlement to request information on what personal data the Company holds about them in paper or electronic format. Individuals also have a right to request a restriction on the processing of their personal data, object to the processing of their personal data and where applicable, a right to be forgotten. Requests can be made:

·         by email to hairbypauline@hotmail.co.uk;

·         in writing to or in person at Paulines Hair & Beauty Salon, 6 Cathkin Drive, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 7PF.

If you believe that any information we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.